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artist , educator

Beth Adair Bachenheimer, American artist, educator. Grantee California Art Council/National Endowment Arts, 1992, Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department, J.P. Getty Foundation, 1992, Irvine Art Center, 1993, Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department, 1993-1994, Los Angeles Arts Recovery Program, 1992.


Bachenheimer, Beth Adair was born on August 20, 1948 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Daughter of Kur Joseph and Barbara May (Mirkin) Bachenheimer.


Student, Otis-Parsons Art Institute, Los Angeles. Student, Chouinard Art Institute, Los Angeles, 1967. Student, University Guadalajara, Mexico, 1969.

Bachelor of Fine Arts, California Institute Arts, Valencia, 1972. Master of Fine Arts, Vermont College, Montpelier, 1996.


Teacher Los Angeles Unified School District, since 1987. With Metropolitan High School, 1993-1994. Chair art and special education department Duke Ellington High School, 1995-1996.

Artist in residence Irvine Art Center, 1993. Presenter, lecturer workshops and seminars in field.


  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Edward Giradino Gallery, Santa Anna, California, 1999, Mark Wooleey Gallery, 1998, Assemblages, University Judasim, Los Angeles, 1998, Detours, Side Street Projects, 1996, The Way of the Heart, T. Wood Gallery, 1996, Political Masks, Midnight Special, Santa Monica, Calif, 1995, Masks, Drawings 11, East Ashland Gallery, Phoenix, Arizona, 1988, Mask: Beth Bachenheimer, El Camino College Gallery, Torrance, California, 1985, Ten Years After, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California, 1983, exhibited in group shows at Pretty Lies, Dirty Truths, British Columbia Space Gallery, Laguna Beach, California, 2003, Words on Fire, Leiberman-Sidman, Boston, Massachusetts, 2003, 9/11 A Memorial for All, 2003, Masks, Pico River Art Center, Pico Rivera, California, 2002, Platt Gallery, 2002-2003, Chouinard, A Living Legacy, Oceanside Museum of Art, California, 2001, Detours East, Side St. Projects, Los Angeles, 2000, Memory and Meaning, Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust, 1999—2000, exhibited in group shows, Represented in permanent collections. Contributor articles to numberous professional publication.


Kur Joseph Bachenheimer

Barbara May (Mirkin) Bachenheimer